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"Average Company Average People"

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Former Intern - Engineering Intern in Conway, PA
Former Intern - Engineering Intern in Conway, PA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Norfolk Southern as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

-Relaxed Work Environment for a Summer Intern

Cons

-Work given was very sporadic and unorganized
-Uneducated Workers/non technical skills
-Outdated System

Other Employee Reviews for Norfolk Southern

  1. "Enjoy the work itself but not too keen on the lifestyle of unpredictability."

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    Current Employee - Conductor
    Current Employee - Conductor
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Norfolk Southern full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Conductor: Good pay, great health care plan, good retirement/pension plan + 401K (30% match of up to 6%). The work is not too strenuous.

    Don't interact with management very often.

    Cons

    Obviously, the hours. Takes 5-8 years to get to a seniority position which allows you to have an assigned shift and not be on call 24/7. Your paycheck is dependent on everything - from politics to the season to the weather. Work like gangbusters for three weeks then get called for two shifts in the week following. Now laid-off.

    When you do interact with management, it's usually not a positive exchange.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in Leaders, not Managers. Trainmasters push and never lead from the front. Haven't found a true leader yet.


  2. "Good projects, slack working environment."

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    Current Contractor - Operation Research Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Contractor - Operation Research Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Norfolk Southern as a contractor

    Pros

    Have strong technical teams, good projects.

    Cons

    Slack working environment with limited resource and slow space. Some people work hard but not trusted, but most have easy time if you know how to talk.

    Advice to Management

    Trust right person, reduce working life cycles, and speed up workflow.


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